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Evening landscape with cow and suckling...

Evening landscape with cow and suckling... Ashwell, Dolton, September 1985 More like this

 A kill by the Torrington Farmersí Hunt

A kill by the Torrington Farmersí Hunt Hatherleigh, November 1975 More like this

Mervyn and Ethel Turner as...

Mervyn and Ethel Turner as... Village Hall, Dolton, November 1972 More like this

Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard

Archie Parkhouse and Frank Pickard Millhams, Dolton, June 1975 More like this

Thomas Ellacott in sack apron, Westacott

Thomas Ellacott in sack apron, Westacott Riddlecombe, August 1976 More like this

Cyril Bennett

Cyril Bennett Cupper's Piece, Beaford, February 1974 More like this

Dr Paul Bangay talking to an elderly...

Dr Paul Bangay talking to an elderly... Torrington Cottage..., June 1981 More like this

Bride and her parents

Bride and her parents Merton Church, April 1981 More like this

George Stoneman

George Stoneman Lower Skellies, Riddlecombe, April 1975 More like this

John Bennett, traveller

John Bennett, traveller Addisford, Dolton, April 1980 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

The photographs on this site are protected by copyright law

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